A selected list of practical and planet friendly travel gifts for someone who loves travelling!
1. Reusable Cups
For those cold days or nights out in the wild, warm up by having hot coffee in Gentlemen's Hardware's tough yet lightweight Enamel Mug.
2. Non-Disposable Bottles
With the design of a deep forest that camouflages with your out in the wild involvement, Earth Bottle Forest Green is a sustainable double insulated stainless steel bottle that keeps water cold for up to 24 hours and liquids warm for up to 12 hours. Check out the other range of bottles here!
When heading out on an adventure, pour your favourite warm drink into the sleek stainless steel Gentlemen’s Hardware’s Hip Flask. For beautiful hot tea on the go, Place your loose leaf tea inside the Earth Bottle Tea Bottle, fill it with hot water, and strain!
Accompany the Hydro Flask if you feel like cooling yourself now and then. This standard mouth bottle uses TempShield™ insulation eliminates condensation and keeps beverages cold up to 24 hours and hot up to 12 hours. Cold drinks stay icy cold, and hot drinks stay piping hot so you can remain refreshed for any adventure. Similarly, the lightweight Insulated Drink Flask from Seed and Sprout Co., featuring a minimal design is another option to have hot or cold drinks while you’re on the hike.
Mieco Cutlery Set from Aroha Earth is the ideal choice for outdoor camping and adventures. This reusable bamboo cutlery which includes a knife, fork, spoon, and straw plus a HEMP SISAL cleaning brush for the straws set in a cotton wrap case, takes up minimum space and is the best alternative to plastic.
5. Food Wraps and Jars
It’s always a good idea to carry some food while you are out and about to keep yourself energized now and then. Instead of storing your food in plastic, choose eco-friendly alternatives such as the Leak Proof Eco Food Jars from Seed & Sprout Co. These three versatile stainless steel jars can store wet, dry, cold, or hot food. Drop the fruits and vegetables in Reusable Produce Bags from Ever Eco or Green Sacks - made from premium and unbleached GOTS certified organic cotton. And wrap your favourite sandwich in Beeswax Wraps, which are washable and reusable.
6. Travel BagsFunction and practicality are the priority when it comes to the choice of bags to carry while you’re on an adventure. Go hassle-free with The Wren Design Backpack - made from recycled paper and coated to be water-resistant is classic, stylish and practical. If you are looking for something more contemporary, carry the Foldaway Backpack from Gentlemen’s Hardware. Compact, durable, water-resistant, and lightweight, this one is ideal for hikes and short escapades.
Just like bags, tools are also a fundamental part of your exciting outdoor activity. Designed for camping trips and forays into outdoor survival, Gentlemen’s Hardware’s Wilderness Multi-Tool is an essential bit of kit for explorers and wanderers. These stainless steel tools include a knife blade, a saw, a tin/bottle opener, a corkscrew, a flat head screwdriver, a Philips screwdriver, and a removable flint rod. Likewise, for something even more compact, say hello to the Credit Card tool! This little titanium finish gadget Includes a cutting edge, a large flathead screwdriver, a bottle opener, two different sized spoke keys, a moustache and beard comb, a small flathead screwdriver, a phone stand, a nail or wood file, a ruler, a nail pry, an accessory bit driver, a saw blade, a series of wrenches and a box or line cutter! Woah!
And for the on-the-go enthusiast, the Survival Kit comes with a multi-tool with flashlight, 9-in 1 credit card tool, and carabiner, or the Credit Card Power Bank for on-the-go smartphone and tablet charging! Makes perfect accessories for immediate needs.
8. Travel Books
Cook outside while connecting with nature. If you are looking for an all-vegetarian treat during your endeavour, then the Vegetarian Heartland from United Book Distributors should be your go-getter.
Dive into our Travel and Nature books collection. From road trips to cycling journeys and slow travel - there is a lot to explore here!
9. Zero-waste Toiletries
To keep the campground clear of harmful chemicals, ones found mostly in regular toiletries, start using biodegradable ones that leave the spot as you found them!
A pioneer in natural herbal products supporting the environment, Thurlby Herb Farm’s products is must-haves. With Go Wild Moisturising Soap, and Laundry Bar, these are the perfect inclusion for bathing and laundry on the go while traveling. Likewise, if you want relaxation after your action-packed day, then the Mini Salt Scrubs from Summer Salt Body is the one. Protect yourself from the sun by applying the SPF50 + Facial Sunscreen from Hunter Lab. A travel-friendly, light, and non-greasy facial sunscreen crafted with naturally derived ingredients. For those long and sweaty hikes, go odor-free with Valor Pit Stop Deodorant. Lasting for the whole day, this deodorant paste that is non-toxic with no traces of aluminum only requires you to massage a pea-sized amount into your armpit for a soft and sweet smell.
A campfire without games is just plain dull. Laugh, have fun, relax and reconnect with people under the stars with interactive games such as Campfire Poker Set or Campfire Survival Cards from Gentlemen’s Hardware. Comprising all weatherproof cards and Stowed in a compact, transportable tin with full instructions, these sets make a great addition to any camping or outdoor adventure.
So enjoy your camping experience while considering the planet’s health because the small changes you make can eventually make a big difference for future generations!